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Though famous for its paradise-like Fraser Island and the visiting whales, the Fraser Coast offers plenty of other amazing places and adventures. This picturesque region is centred on the twin cities of Hervey Bay and Maryborough. Check out the former gold mining town of Gympie and the beautiful nature surrounding Fraser Coast, both on land and in the water. The warm and mild climate means that the Fraser Coast is perfect to explore all year around.
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Puerto Madero

Once an important port and centre for European trade, Puerto Madero has been completely redeveloped into a busy daytime business district and a trendy nightspot full of classy restaurants, cool bars and tons of hip porteños strolling along the water enjoying the night air.
Adresse: Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires
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San Telmo

A more traditional, if a bit bohemian, part of town, San Telmo's cobblestone streets and colonial style houses are all about antique-hunting, people-watching and tango. The streets are lined with top-notch steakhouses and quaint shops where you can get lost for hours. Be sure to check out the Sunday market for great deals on some unique antiques.
Adresse: San Telmo, Buenos Aires
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Fraser Island

World Heritage listed Fraser Island seems like — and its suitable Aboriginal name K'gari literally calls it — a Paradise. The world's biggest sand island is a haven for wildlife. Make sure you take a dip in Lake McKenzie and Lake Wabby.
Adresse: Fraser Island, Australia
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Turtle Watching

Mon Repos Beach near Bundaberg is a large turtle rookery. Watch nesting turtles from November to February while turtle hatchlings crack their shells and head into the sea from January to March. Outside turtle nesting season, Mon Repos Turtle Centre will give you an informative guided tour complete with some spicy turtle facts. You can also bike along the Turtle Track, connect with the island's history or just hit the beach.
Adresse: 141 Mon Repos Rd, Mon Repos
Telefon: +61 7 4159 1652
Åpningstider: Daily 8am–5pm
Billetter: Free of charge
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Maryborough, established in 1847, is one of Queensland’s oldest and most charming towns, known for its beautiful colonial architecture. Thursdays are market days.
Adresse: Maryborough, Fraser Coast
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Reef World Hervey Bay

See Australian wildlife in natural settings at the Hervey Bay Nature World on Maryborough Rd, Pialba. You can also admire the sea-life in the living natural reef aquarium at Neptune’s Reef World on Pulgul St, Dayman Park, Urangan.
Adresse: Dayman Park Cnr Kent &, Pulgul St, Urangan
Telefon: +61 7 4128 9828
Åpningstider: Daily 9:30am–4pm
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Tin Can Bay Dolphin Feeding

Tin Can Bay is a lovely town with only 2,000 inhabitants. It is a great holiday destination for all nature fans. For a truly unique experience, do not miss the opportunity to feed dolphins here between 7am and 11am. The dolphin feeding is regulated and closely monitored by the Queensland Government with a group of volunteers on site to ensure it is an enjoyable experience for both humans and dolphins. Make sure to read and follow all the rules.
Adresse: Norman Point, Tin Can Bay QLD
Telefon: +61 7 5486 4899
Åpningstider: Daily 7am–3pm
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Lady Elliott Island

These coral reefs and cays are easily accessible from the mainland and they each offer a different island experience. Diving here is simply amazing and there are plenty of bird and turtle sanctuaries to admire. Magnificent manta rays can be spotted in the waters around the island.
Adresse: Lady Elliott Island, Fraser Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4156 4444
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Hervey Bay Whale Watch

Watch some of the world’s biggest and most fascinating animals. Most trips go from Hervey Bay — best enjoyed from July to November when the whales migrate further north.
Adresse: Great Sandy Straits Marina, Buccaneer Dr, Urangan
Telefon: +61 1800 671 977
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Water Sports

The coastal towns along the Fraser Coast offer plenty of in, on and high above water activities like diving, jet skiing, hang gliding, deep sea fishing, paragliding and more. You name it, it is all here!
Adresse: Fraser Coast
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Carlo Sandblow

Soak up the sun and enjoy the "moonscape" appearance of Carlo Sandblow. During the day, it's the ideal place to relax and spend some time with the whole family. For breathtaking sunsets or endless beach strolls visit in the evening and then drop by in one of the cocktails bars or restaurants along the way.
Adresse: Cooloola Dr, Rainbow Beach, Queensland
Telefon: +61 1800 444 222
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Gympie Gold Mining and Historical Museum

Discover the region’s past through its gold mining era and history. Gympie was once cited as the "Town that saved Queensland from Bankruptcy". Learn why with over thirty display areas housed in fifteen buildings. Try and visit the market held here every 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday of the month.
Adresse: 215 Brisbane Road, Gympie QLD
Telefon: +61 7 5482 3995
Åpningstider: Daily 9am–4pm
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La Boca

Though it was once a busy shipyard where European immigrants settled after coming in search of work, this colourful and vibrant neighbourhood has developed into a fashionable centre for trendy galleries and boutiques. Tourists flock here to snap a shot of the colourful Caminito, where painted metal shacks reflect the area's past, and to pay a visit to one of football's most legendary stadiums.
Adresse: La Boca, Buenos Aires
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Kingston House Impressions (Gympie)

This modern restaurant in traditional surroundings is run by a couple with a passion for food – which by the way is delicious here. They serve light lunches and à la carte dinners. Here you can enjoy tasty dishes such as spicy seafood hot pot, szechuan pepper duck breast, grilled eye fillet mignon and pistachio crusted salmon.
Adresse: CRN of Channon and Barter Street, Gympie
Telefon: +61 7 5483 6733
Åpningstider: Tue–Sat 11:30am–2:30pm, 5:30pm–8:30pm
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Beach House Hotel (Scarness)

The Beach House Hotel is justifiably popular for lunch and dinners and is — as the name suggests — located right on the beach. On the menu you will find mouthwatering dishes like fish of the day, seafood basket, chicken parmigiana, steaks and pizzas.
Adresse: 344 The Esplanade, Scarness
Telefon: +61 7 4196 9366
Åpningstider: Daily 11:30am–8:30pm
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Arkarra Gardens Café Restaurant (Dundowran Beach)

This stunning restaurant has a perfect balance between excellent food, great service, and beautiful surroundings in the form of tall trees, birds, and other native flora and fauna. Guests will dine in their own Balinese rotundas, allowing for private, intimate or possibly romantic dining experiences. The menu offers tasty dishes like sweet chilli chicken quesadilla, grilled king prawn, grilled chicken, and calamari salad.
Adresse: 28/34 Panorama Drive, Dundowran Beach
Telefon: +61 7 4128 8069
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 8:30am–3pm, Sat–Sun 8am–3pm
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Ambrosia Indian Restaurant (Gympie)

Craving Indian food? Then Ambrosia is the restaurant for you. Let the spices and curries tickle your taste buds and enjoy some chai tea with sweet desserts. Portions are generous and gluten free options plentiful.
Adresse: 310/5 Woolgar Road, Gympie
Telefon: +61 7 5482 4446
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Paolos Pizza Bar (Torquay)

Your place for quality pizza is Paolo's restaurant. But there is more to it than just the round dough: the menu features various pasta, lasagna and salad creations. The servings are generous and the prices affordable.
Adresse: 446 Charlton Esplanade, Torquay
Telefon: +61 7 4125 3100
Åpningstider: Thu–Monday 5–late, Tue & Wed closed
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Eat at Dan & Stephs (Hervey Bay)

Enjoy an "all day menu" with smart modern Australian cuisine at this popular restaurant with a relaxed and urban vibe. While eating a mouth-watering dish, take in the most amazing views of the bay. The menu provides dishes such as BBQ pulled pork, chicken and prawn noodles, roasted veggie salad, BBQ chicken pizza and prawn and watermelon salad. The restaurant is run by a power couple Dan & Steph, who won Australian "My Kitchen Rules" in 2013.
Adresse: Shop 1b/449 The Esplanade, Hervey Bay
Telefon: +61 475 850 173
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The Sand Bar

Sand Bar's spacious decks allow glimpses of the Great Sandy Strait and poolside dining offers a true taste of the Aussie lifestyle. It's a great place to break your boating day. The young ones will be amused in the gaming arcade and two adjacent swimming pools, while the adults can refuel with gourmet pizza, pan-fried salmon and BBQ spare ribs.
Adresse: Mercure Kingfisher Bay Resort Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island
Telefon: +61 7 4194 9300
Åpningstider: Daily 11:30am–8:30pm
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La Bombonera Stadium

The Bombonera Stadium is home to the Boca Junios football team, former club of the legendary Diego Armando Maradona, which boasts what is perhaps one of most passionate fan-bases in all of football. You can explore the club's history at the Museo de la Pasión Boquense, and if you're lucky enough, you might even be able to score some tickets to see the action live.
Adresse: Brandsen 805, Buenos Aires
Telefon: +54 11 4309 4700
Åpningstider: Open all week, 10h-18h
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Enzo's on the Beach (Scarness)

Why not finish up a stroll on the beach at Hervey Bay with a cup of coffee at very cosy Enzo's? They serve a special blend of Italian coffee making this atmosphere even more relaxing.
Adresse: 351a Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Scarness
Telefon: +61 7 4124 6375
Åpningstider: Tue–Wed 6:30am–5pm, Thu 6:30am–9pm, Fri–Sat 6:30am–10pm, Sun 6:30am–9pm
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Bayaroma Cafe (Torquay)

Situated on the Esplanade in Torquay, Bayaroma Cafe stocks heaps of homemade biscuits, cakes and tempting sweets to match their delicious coffee.
Adresse: 428 The Esplanade, Torquay
Telefon: +61 480 269 752
Åpningstider: Daily 6am–2pm
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Goody’s on the Beach (Toogoom)

Goody’s is a family-run seafood restaurant and cafe with a laid-back atmosphere, gorgeous beach views, and live music on the weekends.
Adresse: 54 Moreton Street, Toogoom
Telefon: +61 7 4128 0248
Åpningstider: Wed–Fri 8am–3pm, Sat–Sun 7:30am–3pm
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Cafe Balaena (Urangan)

This cafe offers superb views, being at the waters edge at the Urangan Marina. It provides the ideal place to hang out while waiting for a ferry to Fraser Island or for a sunset cruise.
Adresse: 7 Buccaneer Drive, Urangan, Fraser Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4125 4799
Åpningstider: Mon, Tue & Thu– Sat 7am–9pm, Wed 7am–2:30pm, Sun 7:30am–2:30pm
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Pie & Pastry Paradise (Pialba)

Pie and Pastry Paradise is a must stop for everyone craving pies. The wide-ranging menu includes everything from vegetarian to vegan to gluten free pies and pastries. For lunch, try their award-winning Chunky Steak Pie or their Fruit Flans accompanied by a good coffee.
Adresse: 9 Main Street, Pialba
Telefon: +61 7 4124 1115
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 6am–5pm, Sat 6am–3pm
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Oodies Cafe (Bundaberg North)

This hidden venue, located in the outskirts of Bundaberg, has something for any guest. Leather armchairs and walls adorned with artwork are the main features of what formerly was nothing else then a simple garage. Take a seat and order a good coffee while waiting for the breakfast bruschetta or a home-made savoury mince. Oodies are proud to accommodate guest with dietary restrictions.
Adresse: 7 Kolan St, Bundaberg North
Telefon: +61 7 4153 5340
Åpningstider: Daily 6:30am–2pm
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Sea Breeze Cafe (Hervey Bay)

Sea Breeze Cafe, located by the sea, defines exactly what it means to dine with a view. The coffee shop and restaurant features breakfast sets and for lunch, although it is famous for the seafood dishes, the menu always features vegetarian and vegan options.
Adresse: Shop 2/363 Charlton Esplanade, Hervey Bay
Telefon: +61 7 4124 3851
Åpningstider: Thu–Mon 7:30am–2pm
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Portside Cafe & Restaurant (Maryborough)

Portside is situated inside the original Customs House Residence of Maryborough, built in 1899, and offers a view over the Mary River and Queens Park. This cafe has a pretty varied menu, but most guests leave raving reviews of their authentic tacos.
Adresse: 103 Wharf St, Maryborough
Telefon: +61 7 4122 2286
Åpningstider: Wed–Sat 7am–late, Sun 7am–3pm
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Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires

The Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) is one of the country's, and perhaps the continent's, premier art museums, boasting astonishing collections and temporary exhibitions. One of the main draws is the enormous 19th and 20th century Latin American exhibit, but be sure to check out the cinema and the wonderful gift shop, as well.
Adresse: Av. Presidente Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Buenos Aires
Telefon: +54 11 4808 6500
Åpningstider: Thu-Mon 12h-20h, Wed 12h- 21h
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Beach House Hotel (Scarness)

Relaxed entertainment venue overlooking the Hervey bay and offering bistro meals, wraps and sandwiches along with 60 taps , cocktails, and a huge assortment of local and imported beers and wines. At the Beach House Hotel, there's something for everyone, including a kid's room with regular face painting and activities in the evenings as well as a gaming room for the grown-ups.
Adresse: 344 The Esplanade, Scarness
Telefon: +61 7 4196 9366
Åpningstider: Bar open daily until 2am
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The Bay Central Tavern (Pialba)

The Bay Central Tavern is a laid-back rustic kind of pub with live music on Friday and Saturday nights. They have different themes throughout the year, so check out what is on while you are in town.
Adresse: 155 Boat Harbour Drive, Pialba, Fraser Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4124 4111
Åpningstider: Sun–Wed 11:30am–8:30pm, Thu–Sat 11:30am–11:00pm
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The Dock Bar & Restaurant (Urangan)

The Dock is an iconic urban industrial-themed bar that offers a cool vibe, complete with funky furniture and quirky features with classy cocktail menu, epic beer list, wicked wine list and tapas style food menu. Great hangout spot overlooking the marina.
Adresse: Shop 6&7 Mantra Resort, Boat Marina, Buccaneer Drive, Urangan, Hervey Bay
Åpningstider: Mon & Tue 4pm–late, Wed–Sun 11:30am–late. Kitchen closes around 8:30
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Crafty Cargo (Torquay)

Crafty Cargo is probably the best place for beer in the area: 10 rotating taps and roughly 80 different cans to choose from, chill atmosphere and hearty food — the Echo Burger and chips are delicious. Graffiti covered walls, beer kegs and hanging lights add to the experience.
Adresse: Shop 8, 16 Bideford St (Entrance on Truro St) Torquay, Hervey Bay
Åpningstider: Wed–Sat noon–late, Sun noon–6pm, Mon & Tue closed
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19XO Wine & Cocktail (Torquay)

This a fantastic little cocktail bar with floor to ceiling windows and adds a classy element to Hervey Bay. The bartenders are lovely and knowledgeable, and their cocktails are amazing. Try their cheese and cured meat boards or you order meals from nearby places. Drop in for afternoon or evening drinks and let your tastebuds rejoice.
Adresse: 414B Esplanade, Torquay
Telefon: +61 477 244 844
Åpningstider: Mon & Thu 5pm–10pm, Fri 5pm–midnight, Sat 2pm–midnight, Sun 2pm–7pm, Tue & Wed closed
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Teatro Colón

Often considered one of the top opera houses on the planet because of its acoustic quality, architectural magnificence and stunning beauty, Teatro Colón is perhaps the best place in Buenos Aires to enjoy some of the finer performance arts. The constantly changing program includes some of the world's best orchestras, operas and ballets.
Adresse: Pasaje Toscanini 1180, Buenos Aires
Telefon: +54 011 4378 7148 / 7109 / 7107
Åpningstider: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 9h-20h; Sun 09h-17h
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Maryborough Heritage City Markets

There are plenty of markets in the Fraser Coast region. The most famous is the Maryborough Heritage Market that takes place every Thursday from 7 am till noon, sending the charming little town back in time.
Adresse: Adelaide Street, Maryborough, Fraser Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4190 5744
Åpningstider: Thu 7am–noon
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Koala Market

The Koala Market is held on every second, fourth and fifth Sunday at Kruger Court, Urangan in Hervey Bay between 6am and noon, with stalls selling arts and crafts, trash and treasures, and cakes and jams. The same can be found at the Tin Bay Market held every third Saturday.
Adresse: Kruger Court, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4128 9305 / +61 412 689 863
Åpningstider: 2nd & 4rd (and 5th) Sun of each month 6am–noon
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Aboriginal Scrub Hill Community Farm

The Aboriginal Scrub Hill Community Farm located 2,5 kilometres outside of Hervey Bay sells organic vegetables, tea tree oil and native art work.
Adresse: Scrub Hill Road, Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4124 6908
Transport: Hervey Bay Industrial Estate on Bus No 1A
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Pialba Place

Pialba Place Shopping Centre houses numerous speciality shops. You can easily spend a whole afternoon of shopping and drinking coffee within this cosy mall. Here you will find everything from fashion to home wares, shoes and fresh Australian produce. Mon 9AM - 5.30PM Tue 9AM - 5.30PM Wed 9AM - 5.30PM Thu 9AM - 9PM Fri 9AM - 5.30PM Sat 9AM - 5.30PM Sun 10AM - 4PM
Adresse: Old Maryborough Rd & Hunter St, Pialba, Fraser Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4191 3444
Åpningstider: Mon–Wed, Fri & Sat 9:30am–5:30pm; Thu 9am–9pm, Sun 10am–4pm
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Cotton On Hinkler Central

This casual wear chain is a shopping opportunity for the whole family and offers the latest trends for him, her and the little ones.
Adresse: 25/16 Maryborough St, Bundaberg, Fraser Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4152 0607
Åpningstider: Mon–Wed, Fri 9am–5:30pm; Thu 9am–9pm, Sat 9am–5pm, Sun 10am–3pm
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Urangan Fisheries

Urangan Fisheries, 600 metres from the harbour, features local and fresh seafood caught in the crystal-clear waters of the Pacific Ocean. In this wholesale fishery you will find the famous Queensland scallops, whiting fillets, the black-tip reef shark and more; all the produce is wild-caught.
Adresse: 860 Boat Harbour Dr, Urangan QLD
Telefon: +61 7 4125 2621
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 8:30am–5:30pm, Sun 9am–3pm
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Wally's Book Exchange

Nestled in a corner of Melory Place is this wonderful book store with seemingly endless shelves filled to the brim with books from every genre. Wally is knowledgeable and friendly, happy to help you navigate the extensive collection or quickly source a book she doesn't have on hand.
Adresse: 10/53 Torquay Rd, Pialba
Telefon: +61 487 319 745
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 9am–1pm, Sat 9am–noon, Sun closed
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Centro Cultural Borges

This cultural centre, named after one of the country's best and most beloved authors, Jorge Luis Borges, hosts an astonishing variety of performances and exhibitions. From ballet and tango to experimental theatre and orchestras, indie films, photography and art expos, you are sure to find something interesting during your visit.
Adresse: Viamonte 525, Buenos Aires
Telefon: +54 11 5555 5359
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10h-21h, Sun 12h-21h
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Airport - Hervey Bay

The nearest airport, Fraser Coast Airport/Hervey Bay Airport, is located 2 kilometres south of Urungan on Booral Rd. They have regular transfers between Brisbane, Sydney and local Tourist destinations.
Adresse: Don Adams Drive, Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast
Telefon: +61 7 4194 8100
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Unless you are a New Zealand citizen granted visa exemption on arrival (in most cases), you will need to obtain a visa prior to visiting Australia. Citizens of all European Union countries, as well as Andorra, Norway, Iceland, San Marino, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, and Vatican City are eligible for an eVisitor visa, which can be applied for online. For citizens of the United States, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brunei, South Korea and Malaysia, the Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) entry permit is available, which can be applied for online and grants holders the right to enter Australia an ulimited amount of times for stays of no longer than 3 months per visit. Citizens of all other world countries (with the exception of Somalia) are also able to apply for a visitor visa online. For more information, visit the official website of the Australian government's department of home affairs:
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Best Time to Visit

Fraser Coast, with its sub-tropical climate, can be enjoyed all year round. In summer, temperatures reach a maximum average of 30°C, offering extremely hot days with cooling sea breezes. Winter, the driest season of the year, has a maximum average of 22°C. The coldest month is July with a maximum average of about 15°C and the warmest one is January with 30°C.
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Public Transport

Hervey Bay has a good local bus service that circulates town from the main bus station at the Bay Central shopping centre on Boat Harbour Drive. Buses also go to the surrounding towns. It is worth checking, though, whether your accommodation has a pick-up service, which many places do have. If you fancy an emission-free means of getting around, you can rent a bicycle from Hervey Bay Bike Hire (
Adresse: PO Box 149, Maryborough 4650
Telefon: +61 7 4121 3719
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Hervey Bay Taxi Service can be reached at:
Telefon: +61 131 008
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Australian Post Office features services such as postal services, parcels and stamps, as well as banking, foreign currency, travel insurance and more. Main post offices in Hervey Bay are in: - Stockland Hervey Bay Shopping Centre (open on Saturdays) - Torquay LPO (weekdays only)
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 9am–5pm, Sat 8:30am–noon, Sun closed
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Direct Chemist Outlet Pialba:
Adresse: 1/46 Main St Pialba, QLD
Telefon: +61 7 4128 1492
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 8am–06:30pm, Sat 8am–4pm, Sun 9am–4pm
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Country code: +61 Area code: 07
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Electricity comes mostly from solar panels located on the rooftop. It is 240 Volts in 50 Hz and power plugs have two flat pins in a V-shape as well as a grounding pin (type I used in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Argentina and others).